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Attorney Marvin “Chip” Walden is a former 2-time Weehawken Municipal Councilman, and an active civil, criminal, and matrimonial case litigator for more than 30 years.  He is focused on personal injury, family, and criminal law.  He has had significant success in court and has achieved numerous verdicts on behalf of persons injured in automobile accidents, fall downs, and various other types of accidents.  Mr. Walden is a court appointed mediator, as well as a court-appointed arbitrator for civil and family cases.  He has successfully handled hundreds of cases involving the rights of married people and has been equally successful in negotiating agreements regarding custody, separations, and equitable distributions of property.  Mr. Walden is admitted to practice in the state and U.S. district courts of New Jersey and New York.

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Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Personal Injury: 45%
    35 years, 3.5 thousand cases
  2. Divorce: 40%
    35 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Criminal Defense: 10%
    35 years, 300 cases
  4. Chapter 7: 5%
    35 years, 500 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($300-350/hour), contingent (25-33%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Greenberg, Walden & Grossman, L.L.C.

425 - 59th Street
West New York, NJ, 07093-2107

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive198106/25/2016
NYDelinquent198003/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2013
TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATIONTop 100 TRIAL LAWYERS2012
Top100 Trial LawyersTrial Lawyers Associaon of America2011
Top Twenty Verdicts in New JerseyNew Jersey Law Journal2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MEDIATOR FOR DIVORCE CASESHudson County Family Part1999 - Present
Arbitrator of Civil CasesHudson County Superior Court1997 - Present
Senior PartnerGREENBERG Walden & Grossman LLC1985 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Hudson Inns of CourtMaster2004 - Present
New Jersey Association for JusticeMember2000 - Present
North Hudson Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
Hudson County Bar AssociatiionMember1988 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMember1985 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
poplowski v zakeim1,250,000
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
State University of New York, College at OneontaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
TRIAL OF VERBAL THRESHOLD CASEDirect Examination of Defense Expert2014
TRIAL STRATEGIESCLOSING ARGUMENTS2013
MONTHLY CONFERENCETRIAL TECHNIQUES2012